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John Milton

John Milton was an English poet and intellectual who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost, written in blank verse, and widely considered to be one of the greatest works of literature ever written... Read More

Born9 December 1608
Bread Street, Cheapside, London, England
Died8 November 1674 (aged 65)
Bunhill, London, England
OccupationPoet, prose polemicist, civil servant
LanguageEnglish, Latin, French, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, Aramaic, Syriac
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